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Red Lodge cafe that shines a light on loneliness

Red Lodge cafe that shines a light on loneliness

Red Lodge cafe that shines a light on loneliness

01 July 2020

A church community has come together to combat isolation throughout the coronavirus lockdown.


Lisa’s fund-raiser remembers a very special daughter

Lisa’s fund-raiser remembers a very special daughter

Lisa’s fund-raiser remembers a very special daughter

01 July 2020

The mother of an Exning schoolgirl, who died as the result of a brain tumour when she was just 10 years old, ran every day in June.


Challenge for Newmarket's Joel as he steps out in father’s footsteps

Challenge for Newmarket's Joel as he steps out in father’s footsteps

Challenge for Newmarket's Joel as he steps out in father’s footsteps

23 June 2020

The nine-year-old son of endurance athlete Ben Blowes looks set to follow in his father’s footsteps after completing a virtual marathon.


Friends say final farewell to Michael

Friends say final farewell to Michael

Friends say final farewell to Michael

19 June 2020

Friends gathered to remember and celebrate the life Derby winning lad, Michael Curran, who was found dead in Exning last month.


George, 47, finally gets to meet his ex-trainer father

George, 47, finally gets to meet his ex-trainer father

George, 47, finally gets to meet his ex-trainer father

16 June 2020

Former Exning trainer Bill Holden died last month having been re-united with the son and daughter he had never known.


Fitness guru Jade works out to raise £10k for charity

Fitness guru Jade works out to raise £10k for charity

Fitness guru Jade works out to raise £10k for charity

16 June 2020

As a personal trainer and UK Spartan athlete, Red Lodge’s Jade Skillen is used to pushing things beyond the limit.


Village’s lockdown willow fairy Julie has a heart of gold

Village’s lockdown willow fairy Julie has a heart of gold

Village’s lockdown willow fairy Julie has a heart of gold

09 June 2020

The mystery of the Wickhambrook willow fairy has finally been resolved.


Painting stones gives college lecturer Helena satisfaction

Painting stones gives college lecturer Helena satisfaction

Painting stones gives college lecturer Helena satisfaction

03 June 2020

A Soham lecturer has been helping to comfort those suffering with Covid-19 through artwork created with an online group.


Heartbreak as venue refuses wedding refund for Red Lodge couple

Heartbreak as venue refuses wedding refund for Red Lodge couple

Heartbreak as venue refuses wedding refund for Red Lodge couple

29 May 2020

A Red Lodge couple are set to lose more than £8,000 after they were issued an ‘unfair’ ultimatum by their wedding venue.


Documentary looking at the life of legendary but tragic Newmarket jockey Fred Archer released

Documentary looking at the life of legendary but tragic Newmarket jockey Fred Archer released

Documentary looking at the life of legendary but tragic Newmarket jockey Fred Archer released

28 May 2020

The new film is the work of racing journalist David Yates, who used the Newmarket Journal archive for some of his research.


Kennett schoolboy Alex, 11, joins London Marathon challenge to raise money for charity

Kennett schoolboy Alex, 11, joins London Marathon challenge to raise money for charity

Kennett schoolboy Alex, 11, joins London Marathon challenge to raise money for charity

20 May 2020

A schoolboy from Kennett has joined the London Marathon 2.6 challenge which aims to raise money for the many charities which lost out on millions.


Bags of treats for NHS staff thanks to Red Lodge teen

Bags of treats for NHS staff thanks to Red Lodge teen

Bags of treats for NHS staff thanks to Red Lodge teen

19 May 2020

Bags containing luxury treats have been delivered to hospital and surgery staff thanks to the efforts of a Red Lodge teenager.


Retired Newmarket community midwife raises more than £1,000 for hospital charity

Retired Newmarket community midwife raises more than £1,000 for hospital charity

Retired Newmarket community midwife raises more than £1,000 for hospital charity

27 April 2020

Ann Fone, who retired in 2014 after delivering nearly 2,000 babies, little realised that making face masks out of scraps of material would snowball.


Let your grandparents know how much you're missing them

Let your grandparents know how much you're missing them

Let your grandparents know how much you're missing them

25 April 2020

We're collecting children's lockdown messages to their grandparents. Here's how to send yours.


Burwell village truck convoy celebrates 'Clap for Carers' night

Burwell village truck convoy celebrates 'Clap for Carers' night

Burwell village truck convoy celebrates 'Clap for Carers' night

24 April 2020

Drivers from Manchetts Vehicle Recovery, which is based in Burwell, decided they wanted to honour all the local key workers in the community.


Allotment veteran Monty is town’s own ace of spades

Allotment veteran Monty is town’s own ace of spades

Allotment veteran Monty is town’s own ace of spades

21 April 2020

After more than 60 years tending his allotment on Newmarket’s Field Terrace Road site, Monty Bowers has decided to call it a day.


Virus takes its toll on the bereaved

Virus takes its toll on the bereaved

Virus takes its toll on the bereaved

20 April 2020

A Newmarket funeral director said conducting funerals during the current pandemic had been heartbreaking because of the restrictions in place.


Mum treats NHS staff to hampers packed with gratitude

Mum treats NHS staff to hampers packed with gratitude

Mum treats NHS staff to hampers packed with gratitude

17 April 2020

A Kirtling mum has put together 22 hampers packed with goodies for the staff at West Suffolk Hospital.


Tigers’ fans remember Danny with donations

Tigers’ fans remember Danny with donations

Tigers’ fans remember Danny with donations

17 April 2020

The partner of Newmarket speedway star Danny Ayres has thanked fans across the country for raising more than £11,000 in his memory.


Front garden run is tough test for ‘Ultra’ man Ben

Front garden run is tough test for ‘Ultra’ man Ben

Front garden run is tough test for ‘Ultra’ man Ben

15 April 2020

Starting at 6am on Saturday April 4, Ben Blowes completed the The Little Front Yard Ultra For The NHS in 15 hours and 31 minutes.


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